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Manchester’s £5.5m ‘active travel’ bid approved

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Sarah Townsend

The money from the Government’s Active Travel Fund, intended to support interventions to encourage walking and cycling, will help fund the construction of a city centre ‘Triangle’ system and a five-mile foot and cycle route in Wythenshawe.  

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Manchester revisits bus franchise model  

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Sarah Townsend

Transport for Greater Manchester is conducting a further consultation following one last year on plans to franchise the city’s bus network, to assess whether the pandemic has changed people’s minds.

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Manchester pushes for underground HS2 hub

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Sarah Townsend

The council has pledged to maximise the “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” High Speed 2 presents for regenerating the city centre and improving connections across the North, but called for an underground HS2 station at Manchester Piccadilly and the removal of the nearby Gateway House office block.

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Trafford JV strikes relief road deal 

Dan Whelan

Heath Lane Farm, the joint venture delivering a £100m residential scheme in Partington, has agreed to pay £1.6m towards the construction of the Carrington Relief Road, paving the way for 600 new homes. 

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Cheadle bags £500,000 Towns Fund boost

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Neil Tague

The Cheadle Towns Fund Board has secured the funding from the accelerated projects scheme within Government's Town Fund, triggering a series of improvements to be completed by March 2021.